TY - CHAP A1 - Melissa Fernandes A2 - Vera Bernardino A3 - Anna Taulaigo A4 - Jorge Fernandes A5 - Ana Lladó A6 - Fátima Serrano ED1 - Reem Hamdy A. Mohammed Y1 - 2021-08-25 PY - 2021 T1 - Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Pregnancy N2 - Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystem, immune-mediated, inflammatory disease of unknown etiology. It is difficult to diagnose and thus effective intervention in SLE patients is often delayed. This book is a comprehensive guide to lupus, with chapters on diagnosis, assessment, treatment, the link between lupus and endocrinopathies, lupus and pregnancy, and advances in therapeutics. The book is presented by devoted authors who sought the latest evidence-based data to provide a well-structured display aiming at setting standards for best practice guidelines in the diagnosis and management of each and every section discussed in the “Lupus- Need to Know.” BT - Lupus SP - Ch. 5 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.99008 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.99008 SN - 978-1-83968-405-0 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-17 ER -